Top 10 ways to live with diabetes

About 23 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and many more are at high risk.
Diabetes is a metabolic as well as autoimmune disorder. It is caused by the abnormal secretion of the natural hormone insulin. Though diabetes can not be cured completely but you can kept it under control and can always live a healthy life style.

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Why diabetes can lead to poor vision?

USA is about to face a diabetes epidemic in near future. The disease is not only fatal in itself, it also brings many related diseases with it. One such disease is diabetic retinopathy.

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Blurry vision can indicate diabetes

Blurry vision, a symptom of Diabetic retinopathy, can be an indication to diabetes. It can often lead to loss of vision if left untreated. Dr. Mahipal Sachdev, said this at a free diabetic eye screening camp in the capital in New Delhi, India.

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How to deal with diabetes associated eye disease

The golden rule that  experts always recommends for those who has or may be at risk of diabetes is an annual eye examinations.

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FIELD study provides hope for diabetic retinopathy

In a study, the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes has shown that the fenofibrate is effective in controlling the diabetic retinopathy.

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Diabetes related vision loss is threatning millions of Americans

Recent report reveals that among age 20 to 74 maximum U.S residents are suffering from diabetes and they are in a severe threat of eye blindness.

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Blood pressure drug helpful in diabetic retinopathy

Candesartan is known as a drug to lower blood pressure down. Researchers feel the same drug can be used to protect diabetes retinopathy.Studies by the researchers in the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London, confirmed it.

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High blood pressure can lead to retinopathy in type 1 diabetes patients

The recent studies by the researchers in the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales in Australia find that type 1 diabetes coupled with blood pressure can add the risk of retinopathy in adolescents. They also indicates other factors like age, duration of diabetes, HbA1c, height and log albumin excretion rate as predictors of retinopathy. It can be both systolic or diastolic blood pressure.

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FA Device Could be Used to Detect Diabetes Before Its Diagnosis

Eye-ImageAccording to the scientists of the University of Michigan, they have created a new instrument called as FA device which is capable of detecting the metabolic stress and tissue damage that occurs long before the first symptoms of the diabetes.

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US Researchers Found Rosiglitazone To Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

A team of researchers at the Jules Stein Eye Institute and other of their counterparts in the USA, have found that the rosiglitazone (Avandia) treated diabetes patients are less likely to develop proliferative diabetic retinopathy. The researchers have tested the records of nearly 124 patients treated with rosiglitazone and compared them with records of 158 patients with diabetes not treated with the thiazolidinedione.

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